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Intensive Support Project Worker

Salary

£26,054 - £28,357

Location

Southend on Sea

Hours

37

Apply By

2024-07-18

Are you passionate about supporting people out of homelessness?

​HARP is Southend-on-Sea’s leading homelessness charity and every year we work with around 1,000 local people to help them overcome or avoid homelessness.

We are looking for people who bring a range of skills to the organisation to help us meet our mission. Many of our vacancies don’t need direct experience just kindness, compassion and transferable skills which may have been gained through lived experience or volunteering.

 

It is an exciting time to be joining HARP. The organisation has undergone significant change and growth over the past twelve months and we have ambitious plans for the future which will continue to transform lives.

About The Role

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Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

HARP is a growing Southend-on-Sea based charity working to prevent homelessness and help vulnerable and socially excluded people to transform their lives. Each day our staff and volunteers work with individuals to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness, such as poor mental health or drug and alcohol dependency. From supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to over 1,000 lives every year.

As a charitable registered provider of short-term social housing operating in Southend-on-Sea, we believe everyone should have a home of their own. At times individuals may require support from HARP and other agencies to maintain a tenancy and avoid a return to homelessness.

HARP has an exciting new recruitment opportunity for an Intensive Housing Support Workers who will join a newly established team to provide a service across 3 new projects.
You will be responsible for co-ordinating and providing a personalised, Recovery Informed Service to people with complex needs within a therapeutic environment.

To be considered for this role, you would need to be flexible, empathetic, inclusive and resilient. Even better, you would have excellent interpersonal and communication skills too.

Though not essential by any means, you have preferably worked with vulnerable clients in a housing or support setting before. A Full Driving Licence is desirable.

For full details and to apply, please download the job description/person specification on our website and submit your CV with a covering letter covering how you meet the person specification to recruitment@harpsouthend.org.uk
For further information about the position or for informal enquiries please contact Gracie Line on 01702430696

Download the full job description and personal specification by clicking the button below.

Benefits of working at HARP

Career
Progression

We will provide you with support and training to carry out your role effectively, and to develop your career.

Life Assurance Scheme

All employees will also become members of the non-contributory HARP Death in Service scheme where the benefit payable is up to 3x your annual salary.

The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We'll provide you with an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) 24h, 7 days a week support, Including a free wellbeing app for health, financial, and mental health assistance.

Generous Holiday Allowance 

25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays with an extra day of leave awarded after 5 years' service (all pro-rata for part-time employees).

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